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My prefix can be geometrical,
My infix is a property of waves,
And my suffix may be a base.
My whole, double, hands or feet.

What am I?

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A guess:

webbed

My prefix can be geometrical,

web

My infix is a property of waves,

ebb

And my suffix may be a base.

bed

My whole, double, hands or feet

webbed — could be a reference to spiders who has twice the limbs of humans which can double as either hands or feet.

Edit: Double refers to the length of the word (6) being two times that of each of its affixes (3). Also, some creatures may have webbed hands or feet (and hence the reference to the title).

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  • $\begingroup$ You got it. In the last line "double" means the length of the word. PS: grats on 7k rep :-) $\endgroup$ Mar 8 '20 at 11:55
  • $\begingroup$ I’m still slightly unclear on the “double” part, though. PS: thanks a lot, @Randal'Thor! :) $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Mar 8 '20 at 11:59
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor Does the last line have anything to do with requiring more than one hand’s worth of fingers to count the length? $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Mar 9 '20 at 2:21
  • $\begingroup$ "double" refers to the length of the word compared with the prefix/infix/suffix. "hands or feet" and the title relate to the meaning of the word itself. $\endgroup$ Mar 9 '20 at 9:49
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor I have made the edit with reference to your comments. Am I still missing something? $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Mar 13 '20 at 4:33
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I know one correct answer has already been posted by Ébe Isaac, but I believe an alternative answer may be

polydactyl

My prefix can be geometrical

poly, as in polygon

My infix is a property of waves

dac or DAC, describing a digital-to-analog converter. Waves can be analog or digital.

And my suffix may be a base

tyl or TYL, the IATA code for the airport in Talara, Peru, which hosted a United States air base during World War II.

My whole, double, hands or feet

To be polydactyl is to have polydactyly, which is the condition of having extra fingers or toes

Where can you find such creatures?

Perhaps the Black Lagoon? Any mutagens in that water may produce a polydactyl creature with webbed hands and feet.

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